Major League Cricket (MLC) has recently announced its media rights partnership with Viacom18 Sports Network in India for the inaugural edition of the tournament. Starting from July 13th, the MLC matches will be telecast on Viacom18’s Sports18 channel, while live streaming will be available on JioCinema.

The first match of the tournament will be held between the Texas Super Kings and the Los Angeles Knight Riders at the Grand Prairie Stadium. The MLC features six teams: Los Angeles Knight Riders, MI New York, San Francisco Unicorns, Seattle Orcas, Texas Super Kings, and Washington Freedom. These teams will showcase some of America’s finest cricket players.

The tournament’s format consists of a round-robin stage, followed by playoffs among the top four teams. The final match is scheduled for July 30th and will feature the top two teams from the playoffs. Cricket fans in India can look forward to enjoying the action-packed T20 matches on JioCinema and Sports18.

Harsh Srivastava, Viacom18 Sports Head of Strategy, Partnerships, and Acquisitions, expressed delight about the association with JioCinema, which allows fans to watch the Major League Cricket tournament via live streaming. T20I cricket has a massive following in India, and the partnership aims to provide viewers with an exceptional viewing experience.

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Vijay Srinivasan, Co-Founder of Major League Cricket, expressed happiness about the partnership with Viacom18, enabling the people of India to watch this world-class T20I tournament on JioCinema. He mentioned that all six teams are eager to showcase their best performances in the league.

Schedule of Major League

The Major League Cricket tournament will witness the participation of several renowned international players, including Afghanistan’s T20I captain Rashid Khan, South African players Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock, and David Miller, West Indies’ Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell, and Dwayne Bravo, Australia’s Marcus Stoinis and Aaron Finch, England’s Jason Roy and Liam Plunkett, Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga and Dasun Shanaka, India’s Ambati Rayudu, and New Zealand’s Trent Boult.


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